EVENTS
ALL EVENTS

Whether you are drawn to the drama of a street parade, the spirituality of a prayer ritual or the beauty of an avant-garde theatre performance, there is bound to be an event around the corner waiting to be experienced.

Weekend markets abound in Penang. Vendors are an assorted mix of small business owners to passionate hobbyists presenting their wares and services to a curious crowd. Markets like Occupy Beach Street, Artisan Market on Pitt Street and Sunday Pop Up Market at Hin Bus Depot are great places to buy local, handmade products and meet the individuals producing them face-to-face. There are usually street performances, workshops or activities during these markets that provide opportunities for participants to interact, learn something or simply have fun.

Ever think sports event are for professionals only? The Asia Pacific Masters Games may sound intimidating but is really an event that has a variety of sports for a wide age group. Participants get to choose the nature of the event they get involve in, whether it is competitive, recreational or social. Elsewhere, don’t miss out on Penang’s annual Dragon Boat Festival which is as much a display of physical strength as it is a cultural spectacle.

Penang Institute, the state government’s policy think tank frequently holds forums, panels and the occasional book launch for those that crave intellectual stimulation from discussions that range of inclusive politics to Southeast Asian photography.

To view Penang Tourism Calendar of Events 2019, click here.


Event Date: 05 May 2019 - 03 Jun 2019
A sumptuous array of food, local delicacies, festive cookies, clothing and religious items on sale during the Muslim Fasting Month.
Address: Komtar, Pedestrian walk & along many streets of Penang., Penang, MALAYSIA. (5.416710,100.330110)
Event Date: 03 May 2019 - 05 May 2019
One of the most anticipated events in Penang’s fashion calendar is back, for the 5th year in a row. Penang Fashion Week is the annual event that brings Penang’s fashion industry into the limelight, showcasing the most extensive fashion line-up to present in Penang.
Address: Gurney Paragon Mall
Event Date: 02 May 2019 - 12 May 2019
"Da Bo Gong Festival" acts as a platform for communications, harmonizes the harmonious relationship between global fellows, leads the inheritance of national excellent culture, promotes regional culture and cultural tourism and promotes social society's economic development.
Address: Pertubuhan Penganut Hock Teik Soo Lot 5097, Seksyen 3, Kampung Baru, 13400 Mak Mandin, Butterworth, Penang
Event Date: 27 Apr 2019
Making fashion charitable in conjunction with Fashion Month. Major highlight: Charity Fashion Show with celebrities.
Address: Queensbay Mall
Event Date: 14 Apr 2019
Vaisakhi Celebration marks the harvest festival and the religious Khalsa Janam Divas.
Address: Fort Cornwallis, Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, 10200 George Town, Penang
Event Date: 13 Apr 2019 - 28 Apr 2019
A two-week event bringing you an exciting eating experience in Penang.
Event Date: 30 Mar 2019
A "Go Green" event to promote a greener and healthier lifestyle. Have some fun while you do your bit for a good cause.
Address: Queensbay Mall
Event Date: 24 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
Happening for the very first time, the Penang International Arts Week brings together a showcase of works by local and international artists.
Event Date: 09 Mar 2019
"Yocchore Yo! Yocchore Yo!" with wooden Naruko clappers in hand, the Yosakoi dancers perform their original choreography in the heart of Penang's historical centre. Come join in the Matsuri (Japanese festival) food, fun and games.
Address: Padang Kota Lama, Lebuh Light, 10450 George Town, Penang
Event Date: 09 Mar 2019
The annual St. Patricks Ball celebrates the very best of Irish culture and traditions, together with the Penang Community and guests from around Malaysia. Joined by the Irish Ambassador, the St. Patricks Ball is a sold out event in the grand Ballroom of the Eastern & Oriental hotel.
Address: Eastern & Oriental Hotel Grand Ballroom
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